Articles by Matt Lewis

Mr. Lewis has managed political campaigns and served as director of grassroots for the Leadership Institute, as well as political director for GOPAC. In 2002, Campaigns & Elections magazine selected him as a "Rising Star of Politics." He is the author of "Teaching Elephants to Talk." His blog can be read at MattLewis.org.

Happy Memorial Day!

Here are a few stories of note, today: There is an article in the Washington Post about how CA Gov. Arnold...

Matt Lewis May 29, 2006

Should Voters 'Phone It In'?

A column in today’s Washington Post asks: Should we pick presidents the way we pick the American Idol...

Matt Lewis May 28, 2006

Blackwell Splits the Democrat Coalition

Writing in the Akron Beacon Journal, Steve Hoffman says Ken Blackwell can split the traditional Democrat...

Matt Lewis May 25, 2006

Bill Pascoe's Blog

As a movement conservative, you can count on me to tell you about competing sites. As such, I'm recommending...

Matt Lewis May 25, 2006

'Vlog': The New Campaign Video Blog

Enough Ned Lamont. On the Republican side, I like this Dick DeVos ad, titled: "Stay With Us." As...

Matt Lewis May 24, 2006

Drawing Conclusions

Today, writing in Roll Call, David Winston has a stinging retribution of Richard Viguerie's Washington Post...

Matt Lewis May 23, 2006

From Net-Roots to Grassroots Campaigning

Last week, I posted the Ned Lamont TV ads and praised them for being "pretty darn creative."I...

Matt Lewis May 23, 2006

Al Gore is Back

The reports of his bearded demise were premature, it seems. Al Gore is back in vogue.In truth, his potential...

Matt Lewis May 22, 2006

GOP Campaigners Can't Lose Sight of Ethics

Three RNC operatives have been found guilty of criminally violating federal communications law for their...

Matt Lewis May 18, 2006

Snow Actually Gets It

There is a saying that real diplomacy is telling someone to "go to hell" -- and having them look...

Matt Lewis May 17, 2006

Tony Snow Has What It Takes

Today was Tony Snow's first White House briefing. You could tell immediately that his stage presence was...

Matt Lewis May 16, 2006

The Great Delegator Meets an MBA President

When it comes to managing and motivating people, I’m a fan of the Reagan model. In fact, some have...

Matt Lewis May 14, 2006

Barry Bond Controversy Bigger Than Baseball?

How do you feel about Barry Bonds breaking Babe Ruth's -- or Hank Aaron's -- homerun record(s)? If you're...

Matt Lewis May 12, 2006

Campaign Training in Texas

If you're a Republican who is planning on being in the San Antonio area on June 1, I wanted to encourage you...

Matt Lewis May 12, 2006